Samsung Dryer Squeaking. Samsung dryers aren’t typically noisy and should lead a person to believe that any unfamiliar noise they make is an alarm worthy of attention. Strange sounds like this, however, usually have a perfect explanation for why they exist.
There are quite a few different reasons these things could be making noises, such as thumps and squeaks, rattles and hums we’ll get into what each one means here in just a moment.
And while some noises can just indicate something lower on the priority list than others it may be very loud and annoying. First, let’s get down to the nitty-gritty and try to understand what noises Samsung dryers actually make.
Samsung Dryer Squeaking
A Samsung dryer that is squeaking or squealing can also be caused by overloading, as the drum may struggle to support the weight of all these items. If the clothes in your dryer are still wet and don’t have time to completely dry in the washer before getting tossed into the drier, they will retain excess water and even more weight which ultimately may result in loud noises.
Drum Felts Issue
Located on both the front and back of the dryer drum are felt strips that slide on the drum. The felt bands act as an airtight seal for proper airflow, as well as allowing the drum to slide freely while being supported by the drum rollers.
Grinding noises and rust marks on the clothes are common problems caused by faulty Samsung dryer felts. Furthermore, worn-out Samsung dryer felts can result in a large amount of lint getting trapped inside the dryer.
Make sure the lint trap is not clogged with excessive lint masses by checking it periodically and removing it carefully. Lint builds up in many types of dryers. Further, dryer lint is the cause of the majority of dryer fires, which is why it should be diagnosed and removed as soon as possible.
Pulley Belt Tension Problem
The pulley wheel and pulley lever arm on a Samsung dryer repair become noisier and noisier as the wheel slowly stops turning due to fraying and melting of the belt.
Once melted, the belt becomes unglued from the pulley wheel and ceases grip on both its drive motor and the clothes inside, forcing them into an endless spin cycle. This can cause lots of problems for your machine over time. Thankfully that’s not all that happens when this occurs.
A dual-element thermal fuse preventing system kicks in to protect your home from electrical injury. When this does happen, it means the dryer will no longer start because it’s broken down completely.
It’s imperative technician Chris comes over ASAP to fix it before you’re left high and dry without a washing machine or any clean clothes for that matter.
Although it may seem far too obvious to mention, the Samsung dryer motor is a part of your dryer that not only doesn’t last forever but can very easily break down at any moment without warning. Usually a build-up of lint in the chamber.
Once you’ve determined that your Samsung dryer isn’t getting hot enough or is making a loud sound while running, it’s important to examine why by looking into things like faulty door switches or worn-out belts.
After all the facts are examined carefully, only then come to an informed decision on what needs to be done next when moving forward with replacing any one component of your Samsung dryer.
There are some steps you’ll want to take before you even begin taking them out for this part in particular in order to ensure safe and lasting installation after removal.
Drum Support Axle & Roller
If the dryer no longer spins and makes a loud rumbling noise, we recommend replacing the axles and drums. Some dryers come with only two drum rollers on the rear of the drum and some have four drum rollers: two in each corner of the dryer.
It’s important to know that any kind of rumbling noise coming from a dryer means it’s time to replace all of the parts. Prolonged exposure to heat over time will weaken metal structures, so if you let this issue go unaddressed for too long, the internal drums may eventually warp or crack leading to further damage.
As such, we advise checking your lint drums for signs of warping due to excess exposure to heat before they become irreparable – perhaps while going through some routine maintenance on your machine.
Wheel Blower Issue
A hood vent should collect all airborne particles from the dryer cycles and direct them outside of your home or office. It is common for a lot of various articles to get stuck in the vents – including socks, clothing, wires, and paper.
A blower wheel can lead to a break because it forces air out through a vent hood’s ducts. Clothes that clump together can get stuck in the blower wheel, which will cause extreme sounds from the dryer during operation.
The blower wheel seals against a motor shaft but can corrode over time. If this happens, replace the blower because it won’t be able to push through enough airflow anymore to effectively run your dryer cycle.
Drum Roller Failure
One or both of the drum support rollers might be worn out. Dryers often come with more than one roller. If you have more than two drums, make sure to check each one as some additional rollers are positioned on the front of the drum, too.
When it comes to tearing, breaking, or warped rollers anywhere on a dryer’s drum, we recommend replacing them all at once as a preventative measure. This is because there has been a roller malfunction repeatedly, and it is likely that other rollers will follow suit if not replaced soon.
The cost of purchasing only two new rollers would simply be wasted money since they’re likely going to wear down shortly after being put into service once again.
Axle & Roller for Drum Support
Most dryers have two drum support rollers on the rear of the drum, but some dryers have four. The rollers not only aid in the drying process but also play a vital role in how the clothing is distributed throughout the drum itself.
It’s therefore imperative that they remain sturdy and strong so as to successfully handle everything put to them. As with other components in the dryer, these too after constant wear and tear will eventually begin to show signs of wear themselves so it’s important to keep an eye out for related signs.
One way to check if your model needs new ones is by simply removing your belt and trying to manually spin your drum itself while observing any excessive wobbling. Such behavior should be deemed cause enough for you to invest in replacement components before things get any worse than what they already are.
Faulty Idler Pulley
Inspect the belt for signs of wear. If the belt is worn or damaged, we recommend replacing it along with inspecting and potentially replacing the idler pulley if it too is in bad shape.
Samsung Dryer Squeaking